Evander Holyfield’s Kids: Who Are They, and What Are They Doing?

Published 09/07/2021, 7:40 AM EDT


‘The Real Deal’ Evander Holyfield is still the only boxer to have held the undisputed cruiserweight and the heavyweight title in his glittery combat career. Coming from the era of the late ’80s and ’90s, Holyfield is also familiar with modern-era fans. He is an all-time legend of the sport, who has passed the torch to one of his kids.

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Yes, it’s a fact that one of Evander Holyfield’s children is looking to retain his father’s legacy in boxing. But there’s much more to add. Holyfield has reportedly fathered 11 children from six different partners in his life. That said, the 58-year-old’s kids have variant age gaps. Although Holyfield doesn’t reveal much about his personal life, his status of being an elite athlete has evoked many to dive deep.

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That said, the former champion will return to action on September 11 and take on Vitor Belfort in a Triller main even clash. Before we see the legend comeback, here’s everything about his kids and what they do.

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None of his children have been as popular as him. However, all of them appear to have taken the right steps, nourishing their careers in their respective fields. Notably, Evan Holyfield can be the biggest name of all of his children.

Like father- like son, Evan Holyfield is also a professional boxer and has been flawless in his journey so far. Boasting a 7-0 record with 5 KOs, the super welterweight prodigy will appear next on October 23. Although there’s a lot to achieve from this point, Evan Holyfield is already a star in making. Representing ‘The Real Deal’ bloodline, Evan can carry forward his father’s legacy in the sport.

Meanwhile, he isn’t the only one to have embraced professional sports from the family. Elijah Holyfield opted to compete on the football field after his sheer success at the college level. So, it’s clear that both the young guns have made names for themselves.

More kids of ‘The Real Deal’

No reports specify or reveal everything about his children. However, some of the success stories have revealed the tales to the mass audience. Outside the sports domain, Holyfield’s daughter, Evette, has been a successful model, speaker, motivator, and entrepreneur. So, the family also has some superwomen, who are highly successful.

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Ebonne Esheal Holyfield, the former champion’s other daughter, is a fashion and lifestyle content creator. Having 4,211 followers on Instagram, the young lady appears to have found success in her own way.

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The other celebrity kids of Evander Holyfield are- Elwin Holyfield, Eli Ethan Holyfield, Elijah Jedidiah Holyfield, Eden Eloise Holyfield, Eve Elizabeth Holyfield, and Emani Winter Holyfield. Interestingly, all of their initials come in as ‘EH’, which appears to be a family tradition.

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Raj Sarkar

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A senior boxing writer at EssentiallySports, Raj Sarkar is a mass media graduate who is currently pursuing his master’s degree in broadcast journalism. In addition to his current role, he has worked with the MMA team at EssentiallySports and has interviewed prominent fighters such as Ritu Phogat and 'The Red King' Rory MacDonald. He combined his bachelor's degree with his adoration for combat sports and has a combined 2000 plus bylines in MMA and boxing over the last two years.

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